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MEDIUM Wool, dye
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES mid 19th or early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 66 x 53 in. (167.6 x 134.6 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2000.11.1
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Samuel and Beatrice Klein
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Softly woven wool weaving in orange, black, gray and cream on a red ground. The weaving has two large parrallel zigzag bands, running horizontally, with two toothed diamonds in the center. Each long side has three long toothed designs. Both ends have five stripes. All edges are finished with and overcast red yarn. weaving has a white tag safety pinned to corner "Rug #1" "3" which was on when given by donor. Condition: Good. Colors are vivid and bright on obverse and reverse.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Navajo. Weaving, mid 19th or early 20th century. Wool, dye, 66 x 53 in. (167.6 x 134.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Samuel and Beatrice Klein, 2000.11.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2000.11.1_view1_PS5.jpg)
    IMAGE detail, 2000.11.1_view1_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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